When we lived on the Dolores River at Lone Dome we saw a great deal of the Indians in our first years there.
Mr. Dunham used to ride at night to escape their attention.
He took a steep trail to the top of a hill and was greeted by some of the Indians he was trying to avoid. Goodman, a sort of a leader among the Indians, made him...
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There were eleven of us in the party, and we intended to make Colorado our home. My cousin’s husband had mining claims in Telluride region, and we ran a confectionery store and boarding house.
My father, Herm Guillet, liked to visit his old Ute friends, so usually the first of the month on Ration Day when fresh meat, flour, and other supplies were given to the Indian families, we would go to the Agency, then at Navajo Springs, 2-3 miles southwest of Towaoc. My memory is of red raw meat and buzzing green flies.
The water supply...